New Federal Magistrate for Adelaide

New Federal Magistrate for Adelaide

Attorney-General Robert McClelland has announced the appointment of a new Federal Magistrate in Adelaide. “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Peter Cole as a Federal Magistrate,” Mr McClelland said. “I look forward to the contribution Mr Cole will make to the law in his new capacity.” Mr Cole’s appointment will commence in November 2008.

Mr Peter Cole
Mr Cole holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia. He has been a senior associate with Robert Parkinson & Associates in Perth since 2005, and President of the Family Law Practitioners Association in Western Australia since 2006. Mr Cole has lectured part-time at the Edith Cowan University and in programs run by Relationships Australia. He has been an accredited family law specialist since 1992.

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